The University of Chicago's Founders' Constitution
an anthology of 18th century writings on the debate over the creation of the Constitution. The works are organized by sections of the Constitution, making it easy to understand how opinion of each founding father influenced the formation of the Constitution.
The University of Virginia's Miller Center of Public Affairs
best resource for studying U.S. Presidents. It provides detailed biographies of each president, along with profiles of his cabinet, a collection of speeches, and links to the most comprehensive sources for private and public papers.
listen to the President's weekly video address, read transcripts of White House press briefings, find the names of all current Cabinet members, and more. It also provides biographies of every president.
a national archive devoted to educating people about the contributions of First Ladies and other notable women in history. Click "Research" to find biographies, bibliographies, audio visuals, manuscripts, lesson plans and timelines.
inspiring, amusing and cool talks with innovative thinkers and leaders. Learn about emerging technologies, the fashion world, religion, medicine, and much more from the Web site of the TED Prize and annual TED Conderence.
a series of prime-time television interviews conducted between 1957 and 1960. Wallace donated 67 interviews conducted between 1957 and 1958 to the University of Texas, which hosts video and transcripts of the conversations.
Michigan State **University's** Vincent Voice Library
audio clips from more than 100,000 "political and cultural leaders and minor players in the human drama," dating back to 1888. Access to particular clips depends on copyright laws. Most items held in the public domain are available for online listening as mp3 files.
and "The Whole World Was Watching: An Oral History of 1968" were projects conducted by South Kingstown (R.I.) High School students who interviewed family members about their experiences during significant times in U.S. history. The projects are great examples of how young students can contribute to the study of history.